ICE Carbon Index Futures


  • As of October 30, the Global Carbon Index had a value of 307.35 points - the index value is calculated from the reference value of 100 points on the index start date of Dec 31, 2013
  • 233,555 total lots traded across the North America environmental portfolio, a 21% increase over October 2019 and the 4th largest month of 2020

Carbon & Renewables

North America

  • 138,310 lots of CCA futures and options traded, a 22% increase over October 2019
  • 3889 lots NJ SRECs traded, a 190% increase over October 2019


  • EUA futures traded a total of 819,822 lots in October
  • EUA options traded 286,495 lots, a 13% increase over September
  • Combined futures and options open Interest was 1,545,629 lots

Key Dates & Events

North American physical environmental expiry, deliveries and auction

  • Options expiry: November 16 
  • Futures last trade day: November 24 
  • Futures delivery day: November 30 
  • CCA Joint Auction #25 will occur on Nov 17th, with 56.3M current allowances and 8.7M advance allowances for sale
  • RGGI Auction #50 will occur on Dec 2nd, with 16.2M allowances for sale

EUA expiry and deliveries

  • EUA Futures last trade day: November 30 
  • EUA Futures delivery day: December 3

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